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    Conflict briefing notes: conflict briefing No.34, February 2015

    Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2016
    There was improvement in the security situation in the North East Nigeria in March because sustained attacks by the Nigerian military and the cut-of f of food sources and fuel supply have af fected the capacity of Jamaatu Ahlis-Sunna Liddaawati Wal Jihad (JAS) to continue to launch major attacks.
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    Conflict briefing notes: conflict briefing No.33, February 2015

    Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2016
    Attacks by Jamaatu Ahlis-Sunna Liddaawati W al Jihad (JAS) persisted in February despite government and military claims that the group had been contained. Recent comments attributed to the Nigerian army command suggest that the military is perplexed by the resilience of JAS and has commenced investigations to ascertain the reasons behind the group's subsistence.
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    Conflict briefing notes: conflict briefing No.32, January 2016

    Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2016
    The Nigerian military sustained its attacks on locations and supply networks of the Jamaatu Ahlis-Sunna Liddaawati W al Jihad (JAS). Despite the successful counter-insurgency initiatives, JAS retained its capability to launch both suicide bomb and guerrilla attacks on soft targets, notably Dalori and Gamori villages in Borno and Goniri T own in Y obe where about 100 persons were killed.
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    The question of youth participation in peacebuilding processes in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2013
    The available body of literature addressing the roles of young people in armed conflict provides evidence of extensive child and youth involvement in warfare. Contrary to the dominant perception of youths as inherently violent, this paper posits that young people are not intrinsically inclined to violent behaviour; rather, they are products of their societies.